Ben has been reading Varjak Paw to his classes for many years now, so all the children in Years 6, 5, 4 and 3 already knew quite a bit about my books. It was amazing to see the work they'd been doing. They'd even made a reading wall, with reading groups named after authors – and my name was one of them! It was incredible to see it there between Michael Rosen and Philip Pullman, two of my own favourite authors.
It was brilliant to hear so many great questions and stories from everyone. But if anyone has a question that we didn't have time to answer, or if anyone would like to say anything about the visit or my books – please just leave me a comment in the box below! In the meantime, here's the Phoenix book trailer once again: